Job Description

Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0201347
Location:
Alexandria,VA,US
Solution Architecture Manager

The Opportunity:

At a certain point, experience-based system design can start to look like clairvoyance. When you’ve developed so many systems that you can not only orchestrate the best solution for any technology-based challenge, but you can also anticipate and preempt future issues, you’re a Solutions Architect. You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development accomplishments and the curiosity to understand how all of the pieces of an IT ecosystem fit together.

The Solution Architecture Manager is responsible for driving and tracking modernization initiatives across the IT portfolio. They ensure that the architectural vision, principles, standards, and best practices are followed by project teams and aligned with business requirements and stakeholder expectations. The ideal candidate will possess a robust technical background, enhanced by extensive experience in effectively collaborating and communicating architectural concepts to management.


This individual will work with Solution Architects in aligning business objectives with technical solutions and ensuring the successful execution of projects. A key part of this role involves proactively communicating with senior leadership to report progress, escalate issues, and present strategic recommendations that influence decision-making. The Solutions Architecture Manager will also foster collaboration across cross-functional teams, ensuring that information flows seamlessly between technical teams and top management to support informed, agile leadership and cohesive organizational advancement.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience as a Solutions Architect

  • Experience with software development in basic programming languages, technologies, tools, or web development stacks

  • Experience writing source code for new applications or generating and enhancing code samples for existing applications 

  • Experience creating solutions to complex problems within a collaborative, cross-functional team   

  • Experience designing, modifying, developing, writing, and implementing software programming applications using agile methods

  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks and enterprise IT standards

  • Ability to problem-solve and manage complex information systems

  • Ability to communicate with, both in writing and verbally, influence and engage diverse audiences

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in cloud architectures, DevOps environments, and agile methodologies

  • Experience with Java, Python, C#, C/C++, .NET, JavaScript, React, NodeJS, PHP, or Drupal 

  • Experience with administration of continuous integration or continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using Jenkins, or GitHub actions

  • Experience with Agile methodology, extreme programming, software engineering, product management, and software products 

 
Vetting:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client; Public Trust determination is required. 

Create Your Career:


Grow With Us
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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